Eucalyptus Launches Enterprise-Class Cloud Test Lab at CoreSite's Bay Area Data Center Campus

Dasher Technologies to Contribute on a Solution That Enables Enterprises to Validate Hosted Private and AWS-Compatible Hybrid Clouds

February 13, 2012 – CLOUD CONNECTCoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, has launched a new enterprise-class cloud test lab offering at CoreSite’s Bay area data center campus to address the growing demand for cloud computing technologies. The Eucalyptus Cloud Test Lab provides enterprises with a secure, fully functional hosted infrastructure as a service cloud to validate their cloud application migration strategies prior to implementation. The official product launch date is set for March 1, 2012.

Eucalyptus Cloud Test Lab is a complete cloud-ready data center solution with fast and easy setup. The solution, which includes hosting, hardware and Eucalyptus open source cloud software, enables customers to configure virtual cloud resources, experience full elastic-compute resource management, and demo their applications on private cloud software. To reduce the business and technical risks often associated with cloud adoption, enterprises can purchase the exact cloud environment used during the testing phase. Eucalyptus’ Cloud Test Lab will operate on innovative Dell infrastructure provided by Dasher Technologies.

“CoreSite is pleased to provide the data center infrastructure to support Eucalyptus’ new Cloud Test Lab offering,” said Brian Warren, VP of Product Management at CoreSite. “This offering provides our enterprise data center customers with a secure, risk-managed testing environment for their cloud migration strategies. The Eucalyptus Cloud Test Lab demonstrates CoreSite’s commitment to developing Cloud computing ecosystems for our customers.”

“By validating the technical and business benefits of specific use cases prior to migration, enterprises can deploy hosted private and hybrid clouds with a new level of confidence,” said David Butler, SVP of Marketing at Eucalyptus. “As part of Cloud Test Lab, customers can leverage the Eucalyptus partner ecosystem to evaluate a complete cloud solution, and benefit from a customer-focused, best-of-breed systems management approach.”

Cloud Test Lab Demonstrations at Cloud Connect in Santa Clara, CA
Eucalyptus Cloud Test Lab demonstrations and pre-launch sign-ups will be available at the CoreSite/Interxion Cloud Connect booth (#314) from February 14-15, 2012.

Eucalyptus Cloud Test Lab Registration
Enterprises interested in accessing the Eucalyptus Cloud Test Lab may submit a trial request online at www.CoreSite.com/Cloud-Test-Lab.php.

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About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) is a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, efficient interconnection services, and global peering opportunities. More than 700 customers such as Global 1000 enterprises, communications providers, cloud and content companies, financial firms, media and entertainment, healthcare, and Government agencies trust CoreSite to power, cool, connect, and secure their mission-critical IT assets. CoreSite data centers are catalysts for network growth, featuring established industry ecosystems with access to 200+ carriers and service providers resulting in more than 12,000 interconnections under management. The company tailors its data center product to unique customer requirements by way of a flexible offering that includes cage-to-cabinet colocation, private data centers and suites, and a responsive customer service and support infrastructure. CoreSite's portfolio comprises more than two million square feet, including space held for redevelopment and development, across 12 data centers in seven key U.S. economic centers. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.

About Eucalyptus Systems

Eucalyptus Systems provides the only solution that transforms a customer's IT infrastructure into a private cloud that works like Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Eucalyptus Cloud Management Platform (CMP) is open source software that provides access to the scalability of the AWS public cloud while allowing for customization and control of internal cloud resources. By creating a hybrid cloud bridge between Eucalyptus and AWS, customers gain the flexibility to choose where to run workloads. With Eucalyptus, IT can now create an agile, affordable, and AWS-compatible environment for continuous integration (CI) and self-service IT. Empower innovation with a Eucalyptus cloud.

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